I'm very happy that the Governor made this decision, though I know that this is only a temporary diversion. If the bill is not reworked next Legislative session, it could very well end up as a ballot initiative. In either case, Californians should recognize this as a "shot over the bow"; In light of the partisan nature of this issue, those in California who don't want to see their taxes increased significantly while the quality of their health care declines should take a stand against those who support this legislation, and a stand for those who believe in a free market solution.
Read the Press Release
Read my letter to Schwarzenegger
The Gentle Cricket: SB840: The Real Cost of "Free" Health Care